Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner and her team receive 2017 InfoVis Best Paper Honourable Mention

UBC Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner won a best paper honorable mention award at the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization with current collaborators and UBC alumni Heidi Lam and Melanie Tory of Tableau Research. Their paper "Bridging From Goals to Tasks with Design Study Analysis Reports" was presented at InfoVis in Phoenix AZ from Oct 1-6 2017, whose proceedings are published as a special issue of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

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Newly elected ACM fellow Gail Murphy receives IEEE Harlan Mills Award

UBC Computer Science Professor and Vice President Research & Innovation Gail Murphy is the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Computer Society Harlan Mills Award.  The prestigious award was established in memory of Harlan D.

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UBC Programming Team advances to World Finals

The UBC programming teams competed in the regional ACM programming competition on November 11, 2017, at UBC.  The results of this competition determine which teams from our region are invited to compete in the worlds finals, held this year on April 19 in Beijing.  Our region includes Northern California, Oregon, Washington, BC, and Hawaii.

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Computer Science Professor Anne Condon Receives 2017 UBC Dean of Science Excellence in Service Award

Congratulations to UBC Computer Science professor Anne Condon, recipient of a 2017 Dean of Science Excellence in Service Award. The award recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a significant positive impact in achieving UBC Science's mission.

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Part-Time Software Developer

Individual employer
Jan 31, 2018
Job year level: 
Third year
Fourth year
Job Type: 
Part Time
Job Type: 

Part-time opportunity available for CS upper level undergraduate or Master’s/PhD student to help develop software for a local early-stage pre-startup company (currently in stealth mode) in the area of sports analytics.

The company is... More

CS Welcomes Margo Seltzer as a Canada 150 Research Chair and Cheriton Family Chair in Computer Science

Harvard professor Margo Seltzer will join UBC as the Canada 150 Research Chair in Computer Systems in September 2018, a position that comes with $1 million in federal funding per year for seven years. Seltzer is currently a computer science professor and director of the Center for Research on Computation and Society in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard.

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Software Engineer II - Frostbite

Electronic Arts
Jan 31, 2018
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Job Type: 
Full Time

Job description is available in attached PDF.

Application Instructions: 

Interested candidates should email their resume to EA senior technical recruiter Travis Dungan at

RPE Evaluation

The student will give an oral presentation in which they will summarize their work and then answer questions from the RPE committee on their research outcomes and related work. The student will be evaluated on their research accomplishments, the written report, their oral presentation, and on their answers to questions. It is recommended that presentation be scheduled for two hours.

Computer Science Professor Dinesh Pai and colleagues awarded Wall Solutions Grant

Computer Science Professor Dinesh Pai and his colleagues, Drs. Miriam Spering and Mary-Lou Jackson, are the recipients of the Wall Solutions Grant.  The grant supports UBC faculty members collaborating with community or partner organizations to address societal issues through innovative and academically rigorous research.

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CS Theses & Dissertations 1999

For 1999 graduation dates (in alphabetical order by last name):

The Effectiveness of Three Dimensional Interaction
Boritz, James
Degree : Doctor of Philosophy – PhD
Graduation Date : 1999-05
Supervisor : Dr. Booth

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